SARASOTA -- North Port high school has relieved head football coach Brian Hatler of his coaching duties. Following a 1-9 season in 2019, North Port decided to move on. Hatler took over the program in 2015. In the five years, the bobcats went 11-39. North Port is still in pursuit of their first winning season in program history.

According to the press release: 

A nation-wide search will commence to hire a new head football coach at North Port High School. Interested candidates can reach out the athletic director, Tony Miller, by contacting the school directly at 941.423.8558.